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Is skin darkening a sign of some disease?

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, depends on site

Brownish discoloration about the ankle area may be due to venous insufficiency.
Dark, velvety skin about body creases (armpits, groin, neck) may be seen in those with cancer. Some medications, and hormones can cause darkening of the skin. It is best to seek medical evaluation for this.

In brief: Yes, depends on site

Brownish discoloration about the ankle area may be due to venous insufficiency.
Dark, velvety skin about body creases (armpits, groin, neck) may be seen in those with cancer. Some medications, and hormones can cause darkening of the skin. It is best to seek medical evaluation for this.
Dr. James Isobe
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes,pigmentation?

Multiple causes depending about distribution, spread, etc' need valuation.

In brief: Yes,pigmentation?

Multiple causes depending about distribution, spread, etc' need valuation.
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